Gal Gadot’s Emotional Journey: Battling Impostor Syndrome, Embracing Villainy, and the Rewards of Motherhood

Gal Gadot

Gal Gadot, the renowned Wonder Woman star, openly acknowledges her struggle with impostor syndrome, confessing that she often doubts herself and fears that her work may not be well-received.

In an interview with L’Officiel magazine, she shared her feelings, stating, “It’s funny, I always feel like I have this imposter syndrome. Because I feel so lucky. And I’m so happy that I get to do what I really, really, really love. I always feel like, ‘I hope they’re gonna like it.’ There’s never a moment when I’m like, ‘They’re gonna love this.'”

The 38-year-old actress, who graces the magazine cover, disclosed a valuable piece of advice she received to cope with this psychological disorder that plagues individuals with a sense of being fraudulent. Gal Gadot recounted a conversation she had with Hollywood director Francis Ford Coppola, 84, who offered her solace.

She recollected his words, saying, “He said, ‘You know, something? I’m always filled with doubts. I’m always afraid they’re not going to like it. I just follow my heart, and I come into it humble.'”

During the interview, the Fast X actress also spoke about collaborating with her husband, Jaron Varsano, on her film Heart Of Stone, where she stars and is a co-producer. Gal expressed her confidence in Jaron’s abilities, stating, “Jaron has the business mind. And who else can take care of my interests better than my life partner.”

Gal Gadot on Embracing the Sinister as Disney’s First Evil Queen as well as the Challenges of Motherhood

Furthermore, Gal Gadot, who shares three children with Jaron, enthusiastically discussed her role as the villainous Evil Queen in the upcoming Snow White movie. She expressed her excitement about this significant shift in her acting career, remarking, “It was a great shift. I can’t believe I got to play the Evil Queen, the first evil villain in the history of Disney. I get to sing and explore my theatrical, evil dark side.”

Previously, Gal Gadot had openly acknowledged that motherhood is far more challenging than acting. The accomplished model, who tied the knot with Jaron in 2008, expressed her thoughts, saying, “The hardest thing is definitely the mommy part of it all. But it’s the most rewarding one as well.”


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